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post #1 of 18 Old 07-27-2010, 12:16 PM Thread Starter
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Amazing real young riders playing tough ball in ponies in Spain

Today, I propose this friendly, but tough horseball match taken place in Palencia (Spain) between Spaniard and French kids on Saturday July 18th, 2010.

Here is the link in youtube:

The video is superb.

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post #2 of 18 Old 07-28-2010, 12:16 AM
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Like basketball on horseback. Very interesting. I never knew that something like that even existed.

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post #3 of 18 Old 07-28-2010, 01:02 AM
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post #4 of 18 Old 03-29-2014, 08:12 PM
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I want to play this SO badly!!
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post #5 of 18 Old 03-29-2014, 10:30 PM
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Doesn't that look like fun?~! If only I were younger!

Thank you for sharing that. It is a wonderful video!
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post #6 of 18 Old 03-29-2014, 10:33 PM
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Cool! :)
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post #7 of 18 Old 03-29-2014, 10:51 PM
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Very fun! What a great way to develop balance independent of the hands!

Even I might be able to pick up the ball if I could ride a short horse (pony)!
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post #9 of 18 Old 03-30-2014, 01:01 PM
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Here in France, horses are advertised as and more expensive if they are "horse ball" players. :)
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post #10 of 18 Old 03-30-2014, 06:59 PM
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So cool!

Kind of like in-hand polo, wish there were more sports like this in the US

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